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Solutions Manager/Architect
Ref No.: 18-00044
Location: Texas
Title:- Compute Solutions Manager/Architect

Job Description:-
Overall Purpose of the role:
  • Strong leadership and excellent communication are a must, as well as being able to manage challenging stakeholders and sponsors at all levels of the business.
  • As a part of Estimation team, This position will be responsible for working collaboratively with a variety of people across Run, Delivery, Engineering, Product management, Program office to evaluate and deliver the solution for estimation requests assigned to him.
  • Position will also be responsible to determine the bill of material, gather quotations and human resource effort required to design, develop & implement the solution requested.
  • Collect all relevant information from clients and potential clients and create write-ups with recommendations
  • Performs initial design, problem solving and reviews of architecture that conforms with the strategic direction of HCL – Delivery & Engineering Teams.
  • Lead the consultative discovery of the client's business goals, objectives, and challenges and then translate them into effective estimates
  • Lead the delivery of written and oral technical proposals
  • Attend conferences, gather info and insights and deliver content back to organization
  • Partner with Sales Executives and Account Directors to provide technical presentation and presales consultation
  • Produce weekly/monthly progress and status reports.
  • Maintain the audit log for all estimation requests in the ticketing tool or estimation record as applicable.
Skill & Knowledge
  • 5+ years of experience in data center/Cloud technology related roles
  • 5+ years of experience with hypervisors (VMware, KVM, Hyper-V)  Installation, Configuration and Administration
  • Experience in a product engineering, service provider environment, or consultative role related to private cloud or converged infrastructure
  • projects
  • Strong hands-on experience in one or more of the following technologies.  A broad spectrum of experience is highly desired, as is a deep specialization in one or more:
  • Virtual Storage Array Technology: eg: Dell EMC ScaleIO, VMWare VSAN
  • Dell Servers
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Platform installation, configuration and management
  • Networking (Nexus, MDS, ACI, NSX or other SDN)  
  • Data Protection: eg: VPLEX, Recover Point, Avamar, etc.
  • Hands-on experience with rack-based dense compute platforms
  • Strong experience with competitive converged infrastructure stacks, hypervisors and backup/recovery solutions can replace some of the requirements above.
Other Job Requirements: 
  • Bachelors (CS/EE/Technology)
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Decisive but inclusive decision making in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work independently with light supervision
  • Able to prioritize tasks and work collaboratively with various stakeholders
  • Enjoy working hands-on in a lab environment to conduct system installation, configuration and design validation